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Escape Quest Rooms Vs. Escape Rooms

Are Escape Games just boring now?   What is an Escape Quest?  Would someone really like one and not the other, or do they serve the same client? Some critics say that the Escape Room era came with the creative force of a hurricane but peaked and is done.  Like any industry, the newness of the…

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What “NOT” to do in Escape Room Design

Running an Escape Room gives an owner/designer plenty of time to solicit customer feedback.  Some folks out there that visit our establishment FOX-N-OTTER Adventure Puzzle Rooms in Asheville, NC often have visited dozens before us.  To date, the person that visited the most Escape Rooms had personally paid for, and journey’d through 93 different scenarios. …

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Escape Room Success Rates and Times

Escape Success Rates Escape Room success rates and victory times are NOT about who visits your business. The percentage of those that “get out” and “win” is not directly related to how smart they are. In fact, even though people embrace their escape time with pride, it has little to do with how they performed.…

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Secret Expectations for Escape Rooms

Whether you are a franchise or create all your own storylines and props, there are a few unspoken rules that directly relate to your success.  These are secret expectations everyone else has for you.  You can discover them on your own, but why face the frustration?  We are going to share them right here!  Be…

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Facebook Marketing Your Escape Room

  Facebook can be useful far beyond the scope of what you spend.  It is an easy tool that gives incredible feedback about the people that spend money at your escape room business.  You can easily learn about the demographic by testing various campaigns and spending very little.  For a few bucks you can launch advertisements into…

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Marketing an Escape Room

There are so many ways to market a product or service.  Knowing how to market your new escape room experience is tough, hopefully this post will save you time and money.  With internet marketing firms breaking geographical barriers that used to exist, everyone can reach everyone now.  In fact, that is part of the problem.…

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Escape Room – Remixed

     We don’t consider FOX-N-OTTER Adventure Puzzle Rooms to be the first Escape Room company in Asheville at all.  In fact, give respect and honoring nods to A-Escape and Enter the Conundrum for pioneering the way and showing continually creative options to Asheville without featuring franchise models!  Great entrepreneurs at A-Escape and Enter the…

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Organic Escape Room?

Organic games draw players naturally

Part of what makes FOX-N-OTTER a unique and exciting Asheville Escape Room is that we believe in providing an organic escape game experience.  Organic is a trendy, perhaps over-hyped word, but it is rarely applied to an experience, so I’ll explain.  Escape games are popular worldwide because they give participants an active role in discovery,…

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Escape Room Bloopers & Humor in Human Error

bloopers from overthinking and oversearching

There is a reason why blooper-reels, failblogs, outtakes, and captured moments of human blunder are so popular.  People enjoy watching other people fail.  Sometimes it is because of cringeworthy falls or hilarious retorts to situations, but there is just something about the fumbling nature of humans that makes us laugh and feel good.  With all…

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